Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc.

Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

State Personal Income Taxes per Capita, 1999

Table 21

Rank

State

Amt.

 

Rank

State

Amt.

1

Massachusetts

$1,301

 

27

Indiana

$622

2

NEW YORK

$1,131

 

28

Oklahoma

617

3

Oregon

1,119

 

29

Illinois

598

4

Minnesota

1,111

 

30

Iowa

598

5

Connecticut

1,100

 

31

Arkansas

562

6

Delaware

1,023

 

32

Montana

547

7

Wisconsin

983

 

33

Pennsylvania

534

8

California

927

 

34

South Carolina

511

9

Hawaii

902

 

35

West Virginia

509

10

Virginia

886

 

36

New Mexico

465

11

North Carolina

861

 

37

Arizona

439

12

Maine

814

 

38

Alabama

437

13

Maryland

808

 

39

Mississippi

355

14

New Jersey

777

 

40

Louisiana

351

15

Rhode Island

770

 

41

North Dakota

287

16

Michigan

750

 

42

New Hampshire

53

17

Georgia

731

 

43

Tennessee

28

18

Colorado

692

 

44

Alaska

0

19

Utah

686

 

44

Florida

0

20

Idaho

677

 

44

Nevada

0

21

Missouri

663

 

44

South Dakota

0

22

Vermont

646

 

44

Texas

0

23

Nebraska

643

 

44

Washington

0

24

Kansas

639

 

44

Wyoming

0

25

Kentucky

639

  U.S. average

$633

26

Ohio

639

  N.Y.S. % above avg.

78.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census/gov/govs/www/statetax.html

New Yorkers' personal-income tax burden has improved in relative terms since FY 1995, when it was more than double the national average.